Rewind #6: Mahler & More
Classical Music Virtual Performances Rewind
Commissioned by the Redlands Symphony, Sean Friar's Emerald Oasis is filled with charm and excitement. You'll love revisiting the world premiere performance of this stunning tribute to the Redlands community.
It's followed by one of our favorite pieces by Mahler, his First Symphony — an epic work filled with imagination.
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About the Episode
Sean Friar's Emerald Oasis captures Redlands' unique charm. While initially mysterious, the piece takes on an intriguing beauty, mirroring the experience of driving to Redlands. The final third of the piece is a celebratory and energetic return that showcases the excitement and enthusiasm one experiences when being welcomed into our Redlands community.
Our episode concludes with Gustav Mahler's heroic First Symphony. For Mahler, the symphony was a “means of constructing a world with all the technical means at one’s disposal.” His Symphony No. 1 was the beginning of this lifelong mission to create the ultimate sound world.
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